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: the preferred financial institution of drug cartels and money launders. that is a quote today in a u.s. department of justice report about h.s.b.c. holdings, one of the largest banks in the world. to avoid criminal prosecution, h.s.b.c. admitted today that it laundered more than $800 million for mexican drug cartels and covered up illegal transactions for burma, iran, sudan, cuba, and libya. those nations were under banking sanctions because of human rights atrocities, terrorism, or, in iran's case, a nuclear program. the british bank will pay $1.9 billion to the u.s. government, the largest such fine in history. senior correspondent john miller is in new york following the story for us tonight. john? >> reporter: scott, it's a case that has everything: everything except an arrest. and that struck some as odd because in an 80-page document of court papers, the bank admits to almost going out of its way to act as a financial clearing house for international pariahs and drug dealers. h.s.b.c. officials listed mexico in its lowest risk category for money laundering during a four- year per
tara mergener shows us, the deal they're thinking about now takes the can down the road again. >> reporter: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell left the capitol tight lipped and smiling after working behind closed doors to avoid the so- called fiscal cliff. >> need progress today, sir? >> reporter: he and harry reid are working on scaled-down agreement that focuses on avoiding a middle-class tax hike. the plan is to present it to the full senate for a vote on sunday and send it to the house and hoax john boehner was at the capitol and left with no comment. both sides remain at odds over the democrat's insistence that the wealthy pay more in taxes. >> the president's tax hook would only fund the government for eight days. americans deserve to know what is the president -- what does the president propose we do for the other 357 days of the year. >> reporter: president obama insists his plan on the table is fair and includes plenty of cuts to government spending. >> we just can't afford a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. >> reporter: if sunday's negotiations
of us again. we're going to do everything we can to keep michigan competitive. >> reporter: economists say right-to-work laws do attract more business, but employees are paid less. there's a lot of disagreement over just how much of an impact right-to-work laws can have on a state's economy. in general, experts say so many factors go into a company's decision to expand or locate in a certain state that it's hard to point to right-to-work laws as an overriding factor. >> susan mcginnis, thank you very much. >>> to the fiscal cliff negotiations now. it is crunch time. with just three weeks before higher taxes and spending cuts kick in, negotiations are underway, but it's not known what if any progress is being made. speaking in michigan yesterday, the president said he's willing to compromise a little, but the gop wants to know specifics. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama's campaign to steer clear of the fiscal cliff took him to a diesel engine plant outside detroit. >> congress doesn't act soon, meaning the next few weeks, starting on january 1, everybody's goin
believe government is here to fix our streets, roads, and protect us, but they don't need to protect people from their jobs. >> three cheers for her. you at home who understand it's freedom, not central planning that gives us bette lives, that's our show. thanks for watching, i'm john stossel. ♪ ♪ ♪ gerri: hello, everyone, i am tracy byrnes and for gerri willis. it won't be long until more than $500 billion in tax hikes hit america's wallets. that isn't yours and mine. congress is out for held for a long weekend. john boehner skipping town. those sourcesay his meeting with the president failed to make any progress to avert the fiscal cliff. even if washington doesn't get its act together, there are steps you can take to lower your tax burden next year. you can empower yourself. in a moment, we are going to get advice from the founder and president of diverse financial consulting. it looks like congress will have no choice but to punt the fical cliff debate until next year. we have a guest from the cato institute. sequestration kicks in, maybe talked about? >> i certainly agree
and protect shoppers inside. >> we had people at the mall within minutes. >> they just escorted us out, told us to keep low, women and children first, the whole standard procedure. >> police were armed and yelling at us to close the gate, so we closed gate. >> reporter: authorities say the gunman opened fire near the clackamas center mall just outside portland. they say he killed two people before turning the gun on himself. >> these things richardsonet supposed to happen. >> reporter: the mall is huge, 1.4 million square feet. because of its size, the sheriff's department says it will have to keep the mall closed today in order to do a thorough investigation. >> in a complete search we look in every closet, every room that we can get into, so it's going to be an exhaustive search. >> reporter: there are also hundreds of witnesses to interview. >> you get twen different people who saw the same incident, and they're going to given you ten different versions of it. we as law enforcement officers, our job is to collect that information and make it into a cohesive idea of what actually occurred.
make $1 million or more. but you have to give us the spending cuts. think somethinlike that would go through? >> my concern is, first of all, we sort of concede the point that we should be raising revenue. it is important to keep in mind that there are two different issues. one is the short term short-term that we are in a recession. when the economy is strong again, revenues will go back out. people make moe money. we will be back. if we do nothing to extend all the tax cuts, we will be back to our long-term average of about 18 or 19% of gdp in taxes. without keeping these. tracy: it'a great point. >> we should be talking about the long-term budget deficits and these are driven by entitlement spending. i do think that you look at the biggest three things, medicare, social security, and defense -- they suld be on the table. i think we can do this without hurting the poor and we can cut back on medicare and social security in a way that doesn't sacrifice those at the bottom. i think that is doable. but he needed the programs under control..3 you need to get medical cost under control
. very sad day for me. >> u.s. officials will investigate the plane crash that killed her and others. >>> the body of 28-year-old nicolas cheque is back in the united states now. the navy seal died over the weekend during an operation and rescue of an american doctor kidnapped by the taliban. pentagon officials say the doctor was in imminent danger of being killed. he was rescued unharm but officer cheque died from gunshots wounds in the battle. a high school friend and cheque always wanted to be in the military. >> that was his plan. it wasn't college, it wasn't engineering. it was -- i'm interested in being in the military and in living that lifestyle, serve my country. that's what he wanted to do. >> seven taliban members were killed in the rescue operation. cheque a 10-year veteran was part of the elite u.s. special forces team. that same elite unit carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> a las vegas-bound flight from seattle had to make an emergency landing in sacramento because of the smell of smoke. an airport spokeswoman says the alaska airlines flight landed ar
. there using but cover of a hurricane relief for various parts of government. by contrast of katrina the money was everywhere not just the gulf of mexico. this request is so full we will never help individual families that impacted it is incredible they use the crisis as an excuse to expand government. neil: it is typical. thank you for being here. [laughter] is a fact gain confidence ever wear small business confidence plunging thanks to the election according to the national federation of independent businesses. owners fear the worst with more on the president's policies we have carol ross. i had the pleasure of big to during the chief economist to said he would think confidence is down because of hurricane sandy but it is because of the election and small businesses. their job creator. >> absolutely. they're actually not doing anything they are not sure what to expect the longer with the fiscal cliff nonsense and then we have obamacare everybody is very concerned and the choice is do nothing. said the small-business community sits and waits. that is not what we want for our country. tracy:
of us? best christmas ♪ best christmas oh, cheese! -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captions paid for by muppet studios >>> and everybody just kind of stood in the store and looked at each other like was that really gunshot wes heard? >> a gunman opens fire during of the heart of the holiday shopping season killing two people. the video just moments after it happened. >> this type of crime is something you see in the movies. >> it happened in san francisco. four women and one man police say bound and gagged a couple they knew. >> looks like any normal night, but the landscape was early different less than an hour ago. we'll show you that. good evening. >> the lights on the bay bridge are back on after being out for almost two hours tonight. both bands of the bridge went dark except for the tunnels. i took a drive over the span a little more than an hour ago to see what it was like. it's interesting how you take for granted the lights when you're driving across it. you're so used to it being illuminated when you're on your evening commute. >> still no word what caused tonight's bla
at highway 35 near olympic way. a winch was used to carry the man to the road and transported him to the hospital. another passenger had minor injuries and is expected to be okay. >>> a car fire inside the caldecott tunnel snarled part of the morning commute. chopper 5 flew over the backup. it happened in the eastbound direction just after 8:00. it took about 45 minutes to clear the road and reopen the tunnel. >>> the city of lafayette has selected a contractor to fix a huge sinkhole created after last week's storms. c.c. meyers company will be hired to handle repair work on mountain view drive. weather permitting, the plan is to have the work completed by christmas. >>> union officials have vowed to wage war against those behind the just-passed right to work law in michigan state. thousands of protestors stormed the state capital today as lawmakers made their final vote on the plan. the law makes it illegal to force a worker to join a union or pay union dues. michigan is now the 24th state to did so. supporters say it will bring more jobs to the state but opponents including pres
about whether those rates should go up for the wealthiest individuals, all of us-- every single one of us-- agrees that tax rates shouldn't go up for the other 98% of americans. >> reporter: the president met with harry reid at the white house and spoke with house speaker john boehner. mr. obama said lawmakers need a break from fiscal cliff frustration-- much of it self- induced. >> we move forward together or we don't move forward at all so as we leave town for a few days to be with our families for the holidays, i hope it gives everybody some perspective. >> reporter: the president will follow his own advice. lawmakers and return to washington if there is a deal. >> pelley: major, thank you. as you know, this debate is all about bringing the federal budget under control. if the white house and congress can't figure it out, big across- the-board budget cuts and those tax increases we mentioned kick in automatically january 1. the so-called fiscal cliff. the republican speaker of the house tried to force through his solution last night but he couldn't keep his own party in line. nan
danielle nottingham joins us live from d.c. where the house is set to reconvene in just about an hour. good morning. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is in on the negotiations. mitch mcconnell asked him to help out after talks stalled. with hours to go it's hard to tell if lawmakers will be able to agree to a watered down deal. lawmakers left the capital sunday night without a deal in place. but leaders from both parties expressed their willingness to continue working. >> there's still significant difference between the two sides but negotiations continue. >> he want everyone to know i'm willing to get it done but i need a dance partner. >> reporter: some progress was made sunday when republicans dropped a proposal to slow social security growth but the main sticking point between democrats and republicans continues to be over the threshold of tax increases. president obama campaigned on raising taxes on income over $250,000. while many congressional republicans have pushed back against any tax increases. president obama is placing the blame for the impasse on the gop. >> they say tha
but did not single out any individual u.s. individuals for blame. the review board was headed up by retired ambassador thomas pickering and former chairman of the joints chief of staff, admiral mike mullen. they'll discuss their findings with lawmakers today. the panel blamed systematic failures and leadership and management deficiency in two bureaus of the state department for security measures at the benghazi compound that were described as inadequate. the report concluded that while there were no specific threats of a terrorist plot, there were several incidents leading up to the september 11th attack that should have served as warning signs. investigators also praised the diplomatic security agents who responded to the attack and absolved the pentagon for any blame, saying there was not enough time for military assets to have made a difference. the board also made 29 recommendations to improve security at u.s. diplomatic missions around the world. they include increasing the number of marine guards at each post, relying less on local security forces, and hiring more highly tr
and there was a mother who lived there with her young son. she told us that she thinks somebody threw something into her home and that's what caused it to set on fire. so arson investigators are on scene. they are trying to sort all of this out but we are on dixon street right by the bart station. this was a one-alarm fire but again it caused significant damage and firefighters say that that family won't be able to return home. nobody was hurt. pg&e crews also on scene securing some lines and we are still waiting to get some more information but as i said arson investigators are on scene. elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, a fire in east oakland is believed to have been started by squatters. the single-alarm fire happened around 1:30 this morning on 64th and international boulevard. officials say homeless people may have been living in the building at the time. no injuries reported. >>> the same building caught fire in august. it took firefighters about half hour to put it out back then. and at the time, it was an appliance store called budget appliances. >>> a man is in critical condition
on a city street. one later died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us they knew their attackers well. >> reporter: yes, they did, liz. four women and one man were picked up early this morning at a house in hercules. now, police believe that the suspects did dump their two victims here in this visitacion valley neighborhood and they call this case so bizarre, it could only happen in the movies. now, the man and the women were beat n up and tied up. one of them was shot, left on the street early sunday evening. information police said led them to the five suspects who had been in hercules at the time. they are a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man both of them charged with murder. the three other suspects, a 19- year-old, 22-year-old and 24- year-old women from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims did know their suspects. >> it was established that there was an expensive relationship between the victims -- extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i can't get into detail about the re
inside a car. >>> later this morning search crews in vallejo will use special sonar equipment to try and find a missing man. police believe 77-year-old phillip mattingly of fair oaks fell into the mare island strait. he was last seen on saturday afternoon working on a tugboat on the eastshore of mare island. and since then divers and coast guard boats have searched the waters but found nothing. >>> a mysterious invasion along 12 miles of northern california beaches. thousands of squid washed up on the monterey shore stranded from aptos to watsonville. some of people tried to put them back in the water but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing the bizarre phenomenon says the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often. so it might just be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are just trying to get away and don't realize that if they swim towards the shore, they're going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers think the juvenile squid may have eaten toxic algae causing them to be disor
got a really billing head start on us. it burned hot and it burned very fast. it consumed most of the apartment even within a three minute response time for us. >> two victims had lived in the complex for about 20 years. their granddaughter also died. another family member was reported to be in intensive care. two other people suffered smoke inhalation including a san jose police officer who tried to help the victims. >>> 4:32 now. secretary of state hillary clinton is under observation at a new york hospital this morning because of a blood clot. her doctors discovered the clot yesterday in a follow-up exam following a concussion she had suffered earlier this month. her spokesman says it's related to the concussion but is not saying where that clot is located. she is being treated with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> the deadline is 16.5 hours away for the nation's lawmakers to reach some kind of compromise to avoid a so-called "fiscal cliff." the house is set to reconvene this morning at 6:00 pacific time. andrew spencer has more o
on cbs. >> doug: for all of us, seth davis, myself and the cast of people behind the scenes have a happy holiday. be safe and we're thinking of you, sandy hook.
. be sure to tune in tomorrow. the nfl on cbs. >> doug: for all of us, seth davis, myself and the cast of people behind the scenes, have a happy holiday. be safe and we're thinking of you, sandy hook.
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